Genealogy Projects tagged with Chicago on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Chicago State University

    Wikipedia =Chicago State University (CSU) is a state university of the U.S. state of Illinois, located in Chicago. The University is a member-school of Thurgood Marshall College Fund. Notable Alumni

  • Northeastern Illinois University

    Wikipedia =Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) is a public state university located in Chicago, Illinois. NEIU serves 10,000 students in the region and is a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution. The main campus is located in the community area of North Park with three additional campuses in the metropolitan area. NEIU has one of the longest running free form community radio sta...

  • Lithuanian United States Census Project

    The goal of this project is to use United States census records to document the Lithuanians living in various communities between 1920 - 1940 (e.g., Waterbury, CT, Chicago, IL, Philadelphia. PA, Grand Rapids, MI, etc.) This effort is part of the Lithuanian Heritage Project, to work collaboratively to build the information bridge between countries and generations, to collect information that en...

  • Northwestern University

    Wikipedia =Northwestern University (NU) is a private research university with campuses in Evanston and Chicago in Illinois, United States, as well as Doha, Qatar. Home to twelve schools and colleges, Northwestern offers 124 undergraduate degrees and 145 graduate and professional degrees.Northwestern was founded in 1851 by John Evans, for whom the City of Evanston is named, and eight other lawye...

  • National Radio Hall of Fame

    National Radio Hall of Fame=The National Radio Hall of Fame is a project of Bruce DuMont, CEO of the Museum of Broadcast Communications, and is described as a museum dedicated to recognizing those who have contributed to the development of the radio medium throughout its history in the United States. The Hall of Fame is slated to be housed in a wing of the Museum of Broadcast Communications bui...

  • North Park University

    North Park University is a private Christian university in Chicago, Illinois. It was founded in 1891 by the Evangelical Covenant Church. It is located on Chicago's north side and enrolls more than 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Wikipedia

  • Chicago ,Cook County, Illinois

    This project is for those who were born, lived, and died in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois .==The name "Chicago" is derived from a French rendering of the Native American word shikaakwa, known to botanists as Allium tricoccum, from the Miami-Illinois language. The first known reference to the site of the current city of Chicago as "Checagou" was by Robert de LaSalle around 1679 in a memoir.In t...

  • Chicago White Sox (MLB)

    The Chicago White Sox are an American professional baseball team based in the South Side of Chicago, Illinois. The White Sox are members of the American League (AL) Central division in Major League Baseball (MLB) . The White Sox play their home games at U.S. Cellular Field. They are one of two major league clubs in Chicago; the other is the Chicago Cubs, who are a member of the National League ...

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  • Eestlased Chicagos - Chicago Estonians

    Siia projekti kogume kõik eestlased kes on Chicagos või selle ümbruses elanud mõnda aega, tegutsenud eesti organisatsioonides ja osalenud eestipärastel üritustel. Nende hulgas:Chicago Eesti Maja (Estonian House of Chicago)Chicago Eesti SeltsPõhja Illinois Eestlaste KoondisEELK Chicago Esimene KogudusEELK Chicago Pauluse KogudusKesk - Lääne Eesti Noorte Koondis (KLENK)Chicago Eesti SegakoorPõhja...

  • Loyola University Chicago

    Wikipedia =Loyola University Chicago (often referred to as Loyola or LUC) is a private American Catholic university located in Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 1870 by the Jesuits, today Loyola is one of the largest Catholic universities in the nation and a major contributor to Chicago's economic and cultural capital. Loyola's professional schools have educated generations of local business and ci...

  • Hull House

    House was a settlement house in the United States that was co-founded in 1889 by Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr. Located on the Near West Side of Chicago, Illinois, Hull House (named after the original house's first owner Charles Jerald Hull) opened to recently arrived European immigrants. By 1911, Hull House had grown to 13 buildings. In 1912 the Hull House complex was completed with the ad...

  • Oak Woods Cemetery

    Oak Woods Cemetery is located in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. It is a private cemetery owned and operated by Dignity Corporation, and is not affiliated with any church denomination. It is one of the more significant historic cemeteries on Chicago's south side with burial sites of renowned figures like Mayor Harold Washington, civil rights activist Ida B. Wells, and Olympian Jesse Owens. The ...

  • Economic Thought - Chicago School

    < BACK =====.* Gary Becker * Eugene Fama * Milton Friedman (1912-2006)* James Heckman * Frank H. Knight * Robert Lucas, Jr .* Harry Markowitz * Merton Miller * Edward C. Prescott * Myron Scholes * George Stigler * Jacob Viner

  • Chicago Haymarket Affair

    Chicago Haymarket Affair (aka Haymarket Massacre , Haymarket Riot , Haymarket Incident , Haymarket tragedy ) is the labour demonstration and the subsequent repressions of anarchists, communists, and other unionists that was sparked by the the bombing during the demonstration.==People involved==* Albert Richard Parsons * Samuel Fielden ==Timeline of the events=====Prior events===* 1884-Oct - Fed...

  • Illinois Institute of Technology

    Wikipedia =Illinois Institute of Technology, commonly called Illinois Tech or IIT, is a private Ph.D.-granting research university located in Chicago, in the U.S. state of Illinois, with programs in engineering, science, psychology, architecture, business, communications, industrial technology, information technology, design and law. It traces its history to several 19th century engineering and...

  • Chicago-Kent College of Law

    Wikipedia =Chicago-Kent College of Law is a law school affiliated with Illinois Institute of Technology. It is the second oldest law school in the state of Illinois. Its trial advocacy program is ranked in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report as the fourth best program in the country. According to Chicago-Kent's 2014 American Bar Association-required disclosures, 85% of the 2014 class secured a p...

  • Chicago Orphans (1898–1902) (NL)

    The team played its first games in 1876 as the Chicago Stockings, a founding member of the National League (NL) , eventually becoming known officially as the Chicago Cubs for the 1903 season.* Chicago Cubs (1903–present) * Chicago Orphans (1898–1902) (NL) * Chicago Colts (1890–1897) (NL) * Chicago White Stockings (1876–1889) (NL)

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  • Chicago White Stockings (1876–1889) (NL)

    The team played its first games in 1876 as the Chicago Stockings, a founding member of the National League (NL) , eventually becoming known officially as the Chicago Cubs for the 1903 season.* Chicago Cubs (1903–present) * Chicago Orphans (1898–1902) (NL) * Chicago Colts (1890–1897) (NL) * Chicago White Stockings (1876–1889) (NL)

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  • University of Chicago

    of Chicago =The University of Chicago ( U of C , UChicago , or simply Chicago ) is a private research university in Chicago, Illinois.Founded by the American Baptist Education Society with a donation from oil magnate and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller, Sr. , the University of Chicago was incorporated in 1890; William Rainey Harper became the university's first president in 1891, and the fir...

  • MEDNIKOV / MEDNIKOPFF / KOPFF

    I am searching for relatives and ancestors who lived in and around Kiev. The farthest back I can go is to my third great grandfather Aaron HaCohen Mednikopff or, more likely Mednikopff. He had a sister, Tuba or Taube. He was married twice, and his second wife was Hannah. She died in 1913. I have no dates for Aaron. Hannah and Aaron lived in Kiev, and had seven children: Usher (1840-1930s), Minn...

  • Jews of Chicago

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from Chicago.Jews came to Chicago from virtually every country in Europe and the Middle East, but especially from Germany and Eastern Europe. Unlike most other immigrant groups, Jews left the Old Country with no thoughts of ever returning to lands where so many had experienced poverty, discrimination, and even sporadic massacres.Jews ...

  • Our Lady of Angels School Fire

    Our Lady of the Angels was an elementary school consisting of kindergarten through eighth grade. It was located at 909 North Avers Avenue in the Humboldt Park area of Chicago's West Side, on the northeast corner of West Iowa Street and North Avers Avenue (some sources describe the school as "in Austin"). The neighborhood had originally been heavily Irish-American, but gradually developed in the...

  • DePaul University

    Wikipedia =DePaul University is a private university in Chicago, Illinois. Founded by the Vincentians in 1898, the university takes its name from the 17th-century French priest Saint Vincent de Paul. In 1998, it became the largest Catholic university by enrollment in the United States. Following in the footsteps of its founders, DePaul places special emphasis on recruiting first-generation stud...

  • Chicago Cubs (MLB)

    The Chicago Cubs are an American professional baseball team located on the North Side of Chicago, Illinois. The Cubs compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a members of the National League (NL) Central division; the team plays its home baseball games at Wrigley Field. The Cubs are also one of two active major league teams based in Chicago; the other is the Chicago White Sox, who are a member...

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  • Northern Illinois University

    Wikipedia =Northern Illinois University (NIU) is a public research university located in DeKalb, Illinois, United States, with satellite centers in Chicago, Hoffman Estates, Naperville, Rockford, and Oregon. It was originally founded as Northern Illinois State Normal School on May 22, 1895, by Illinois Governor John P. Altgeld as part of an expansion of the state's system for producing college ...

  • Illinois College of Optometry

    Wikipedia =The Illinois College of Optometry (ICO) is a 4-year private optometry college located in the city of Chicago, Illinois. Graduating approximately 160 optometrists a year, it is the largest optometry college in the United States and is the oldest continually operating educational facility dedicated solely to the teaching of optometrists. The College complex incorporates more than 366,0...

  • John Marshall Law School (Chicago)

    Wikipedia =The John Marshall Law School is a law school in Chicago, Illinois, that was founded in 1899 and accredited by the American Bar Association in 1951. The school was named for the influential nineteenth-century U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Marshall.The John Marshall Law School offers programs for both part-time and full-time students, with both day and night classes available, ...

  • Chicago Bears (NFL)

    The Chicago Bears are a professional American football team in Chicago, Illinois. They are members of the North Division of the National Football Conference (NFC) in the National Football League (NFL). The Bears have won nine NFL Championships and one Super Bowl and hold the NFL record for the most enshrinees in the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the most retired jersey numbers. The Bears have a...

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  • Chicago Blackhawks (NHL)

    The Chicago Blackhawks (spelled Black Hawks before 1986, and known colloquially as the Hawks ) are a professional ice hockey team based in Chicago, Illinois. They are members of the Central Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). They have won six Stanley Cup championships since their founding in 1926, and they are the current Stanley Cup Champions. The Blackhawk...

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  • Chicago Browns/Pittsburgh Stogies (1884) (Baseball)

    The Chicago Browns/Pittsburgh Stogies (also known as Chicago/Pittsburgh) were a short-lived professional baseball team in the Union Association of 1884. They were to battle the Chicago White Stockings, of the National League, for the Chicago baseball market, however the Browns lost that battle to the White Stockings. After a Baltimore mattress maker gave the club a degree of financial support, ...

  • Chicago Whales (1914-1915) (Federal League)

    The Chicago Whales were a professional baseball team based in Chicago. They played in the Federal League, a short-lived "third Major League", in 1914 and 1915. They originally lacked a formal nickname, and were known simply as the "Chicago Federals" (or "Chi-Feds") to distinguish them from the Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox.

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  • Chicago Addis Family

    Looking for information on the Addis family, originally from Russia or Poland, who settled in Chicago in the late 1800s/early 1900s.